14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book

14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book

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by Caitlind L. Alexander
     
 

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The Washington Monument is one of the most recognizable monuments in Washington D.C.. It took over 50 years to build, and it has stood for over 100 years. How much do you know about this magnificent monument.

How thick are the walls at the base of the monument?
Why is the Washington Monument made up of two different colors of marble?
Why is there a

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The Washington Monument is one of the most recognizable monuments in Washington D.C.. It took over 50 years to build, and it has stood for over 100 years. How much do you know about this magnificent monument.

How thick are the walls at the base of the monument?
Why is the Washington Monument made up of two different colors of marble?
Why is there a stone in the monument that says “My language, my land, my nation of Wales – Wales forever”?
What metal was used to cap the Washington Monument?

Find out more about the Washington Monument and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.

All measurements in American and metric.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940046080452
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
01/15/2012
Series:
15-Minute Books
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
370 KB

Meet the Author

Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series, the Wonderful World of Animals Series, and the Miss Jones series.
She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.

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14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Some interesting facts outlined.